Reality show host commits suicide, jailed for one year for online harassment in Japan

Reality show host commits suicide, jailed for one year for online harassment in Japan
TOKYO: Japan has sentenced online harassers to one year in prison and a fine of 300,000 yen.

According to foreign media, the Japanese government has announced a one-year prison sentence and a fine of 300,000 yen for harassing people and sending abusive messages in cyberspace. The term of imprisonment can be extended up to three years depending on the severity of the incident.

Strict measures have been announced against online harassers following the death of a TV reality show host in Japan. The host of the reality show had committed suicide after receiving a series of abusive messages on social media.

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